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Fragment of Bugaku costume

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Fragment of Bugaku dance costume (ho) of silk gauze with woven pattern of cloud motif and floral crest (mon) embroidered with white silk.

Provenance

Gift from Yamanaka & Co. to the MFA, 1935

Credit Line

Gift of Yamanaka & Co.

Japanese, Heian or Kamakura period, 12th or 13th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 26cm (8 1/2 x 10 1/4in.)

Accession Number

35.1964

Medium or Technique

Silk, patterned gauze, embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes